Companies – Fees and Penalties

Description Fee if the task is administered by the user through the online registry (VT) Fee if the task is administered outside of the online registry (eg paper form or via email)(VT) 
For an application to register a company under section 6 Companies Act 2012 30,000 35,000
For a registration of an annual return under section 119 Companies Act 2012 30,000 35,000
For an application of a public company to become a private company under section 9 Companies Act 2012 100,000 120,000
For an application of a private company to become a public company under section 9 Companies Act 2012 50,000 60,000
For an application of a private company to become a community company under section 9 Companies Act 2012 25,000 30,000
For an application to change the name of a company under section 11 Companies Act 2012 20,000 30,000
For a notice of adoption or alteration of company rules under section 14 Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of change of registered office under sections 18 and 121 Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of change of postal address under sections 18 and 121 Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of issue of shares under sections 25 and 121 Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of acquisition of by company of own shares under sections 30 and 121 Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of redemption by company of shares under sections 34 and 121 Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of transfer of shares in company under sections 37 and 121 of Companies act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of change of shareholder particulars No fee 10,000
For a notice of change of directors and particulars of directors under section 85 Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of location or change in location of company records under section 113 Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For an application for registration of amalgamation proposal under section 136 and Schedule 6 Companies Act 2012 Not applicable 50,000
For provision of consent and certificate of director of amalgamated company under section 136 and Schedule 3 Companies Act 2012 No fee No fee
For application registering a court ordered amalgamation under section 136 and Schedule 6 clause 3 Companies act 2012 No fee 50,000
For a request to remove a company from the register under section 140(c)(1) Companies Act 2012 No fee No fee
For an application to restore a company for failure to file an annual return under section 150 Companies Act 2012 50,000 60,000
Overseas Companies
For an application to register an overseas company on the Vanuatu register under section 157 Companies Act 2012 50,000 60,000
For registration of an annual return of overseas company under section 161 Companies Act 2012 50,000 60,000
For a notice of change of name of overseas company under sections 155(3) and 158(2) Companies Act 2012 20,000 22,000
For a notice of change in directors or their particulars in an overseas company No fee 10,000
For a notice of change of principal place of business of overseas company under section 160(1)(b) Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice of change of postal address of overseas company No fee 10,000
For a notice of change of persons authorized to accept service for overseas company under section 160(1)(d) Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
For a notice by overseas company of intention to cease to carry on business under section 162(1)(b) Companies Act 2012 No fee 10,000
Re-registration
For an application for re-registration of a private, public or overseas company under section 209 Companies Act 2012:
– within the first six months of commencement of the Companies Act 2012 No fee No fee
– between six and nine months from commencement of the Companies Act 2012 30,000 33,000
– over nine months from commencement of the Companies Act 2012 50,000 55,000
Other
For a certified physical copy of a certificate of incorporation Not applicable 5,000
For a certified physical copy of a company extract Not applicable 5,000
For a photocopy of any extract from a physical file of a company registry file held by the registrar of companies per A4 sheet Not applicable 100
To scan a copy of the company rules into digital format: Not applicable 100/page
To scan any other document forming required to be provided to the registrar of companies per page scanned Not applicable 100/page

 

Penalties

Failure to deliver a document to the Registrar but providing such document within 25 working days after the time prescribed by the Companies Act 2012:  VT 10, 000

Failure to deliver a document to the Registrar within 25 working days after the time prescribed by the Companies Act 2012: VT 25, 000

 

 

 

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